Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ubuntu Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 185 176
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 +25
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 19 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.48% 1.58% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 9
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +50.00%
10th Percentile £350 £273 £268
90th Percentile £538 £565 £530
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
East of England median hourly rate - £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +196.30% -51.79%
England median hourly rate £32.00 £22.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +40.66% -43.13% +6.67%

Ubuntu is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,282 1,077 1,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.69% 21.99% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 537 628
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £135 £130 £150
90th Percentile £588 £574 £538
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 149 159
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.50 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ubuntu in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +7 11 £443 +18.00% 12
Hertfordshire -5 6 £425 -15.00% 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £500 - 3
Essex - 1 - -
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Docker
3 9 (47.37%) DevOps
3 9 (47.37%) Firewall
4 8 (42.11%) DNS
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
6 6 (31.58%) HTTP
6 6 (31.58%) Unix
6 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (31.58%) Puppet
6 6 (31.58%) Kubernetes
6 6 (31.58%) REST
6 6 (31.58%) High Availability
7 5 (26.32%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (26.32%) Over-the-Top Content
7 5 (26.32%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
7 5 (26.32%) Debian
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (26.32%) LAMP
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) Python
7 5 (26.32%) DRM
7 5 (26.32%) VPN
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) GitHub
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Serverless
3 1 (5.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) DNS
3 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
4 6 (31.58%) HTTP
5 5 (26.32%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (26.32%) VPN
6 3 (15.79%) DKIM
6 3 (15.79%) DMARC
7 2 (10.53%) Network Security
7 2 (10.53%) VoIP
8 1 (5.26%) BGP
8 1 (5.26%) Broadband
8 1 (5.26%) DHCP
8 1 (5.26%) Internet
8 1 (5.26%) Junos
8 1 (5.26%) OpenFlow
8 1 (5.26%) OSPF
8 1 (5.26%) SSL
8 1 (5.26%) VLAN
8 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
4 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (5.26%) Big Data
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Gatling
3 1 (5.26%) Grunt
3 1 (5.26%) gulp
3 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) Sublime Text
General
1 2 (10.53%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Developer
5 1 (5.26%) MongoDB DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) REST
2 5 (26.32%) LAMP
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) Kafka
4 2 (10.53%) Node.js
5 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
5 1 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (5.26%) Play Framework
5 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Unix
4 5 (26.32%) Debian
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) CentOS
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
7 2 (10.53%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (10.53%) Fedora
8 1 (5.26%) VMS
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps
2 6 (31.58%) High Availability
3 5 (26.32%) DRM
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) Antivirus Management
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) ERP
7 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL
7 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning
7 1 (5.26%) SOA
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.26%) Validation
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
2 5 (26.32%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) AWK
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) Go
5 1 (5.26%) Groovy
5 1 (5.26%) Haskell
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) sed
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Docker
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (26.32%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (15.79%) Postfix
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.26%) Ceph
5 1 (5.26%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (5.26%) Squid
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Kubernetes
1 6 (31.58%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) Grafana
2 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) Ansible
3 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
3 2 (10.53%) Prometheus
3 2 (10.53%) vMotion
4 1 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (5.26%) Icinga
4 1 (5.26%) Kibana
4 1 (5.26%) Nagios
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (5.26%) Salt
4 1 (5.26%) Terraform
4 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
4 1 (5.26%) vRealize
4 1 (5.26%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) webMethods
6 1 (5.26%) Adobe
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Clearswift
6 1 (5.26%) Google
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) Siebel
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
6 1 (5.26%) WSO2